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Salary: $6,173.00 - $6,808.00
Posted: 02/14/2013

Job Description:
Pending DSH – Human Resources and CalHR approval.

The Department of State Hospitals (DSH) – Stockton will be located within the California Health Care Facility (CHCF) currently being constructed and located at Austin and Arch Road, one mile east of Highway 99. The facility will have 1,722 medical and mental health beds. The DSH – Stockton will have 514 beds: 432 Intermediate and 82 Acute in 9 buildings with 17 treatment units. The CHCF, including the DSH – Stockton beds, will be licensed as a Correctional Treatment Center, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 12. The DSH – Stockton will be accredited by the Joint Commission as a Behavioral Healthcare service. Admissions are scheduled to begin on July 22, 2013 and reach full census by December 31, 2013. DSH – Stockton will have over 800 clinical and administrative positions.

The California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and Department of State Hospitals have partnered in a unique relationship to re-define the delivery of health care services in the correctional setting. The CHCF will provide the DSH – Stockton the ability to deliver clinical excellence in the care and treatment of mentally ill patients in an environment designed for the provision of health care while maintaining a safe and secure workplace for patients and staff. Patient care is the DSH – Stockton’s mission, Caring Today for a Safe and Healthy Tomorrow.

Under direct supervision of the Hospital Administrator, the Assistant Hospital Administrator assists in planning, organizing, and directing the nonclinical services and programs for DSH - Stockton; supervises various administrative service functions for DSH-Stockton Programs; and do other related work.

The Assistant Hospital Administrator Manages and directs the administrative and support functions of the hospital, formulating the work in accordance with Departmental policies; assists in preparing the facility budget and exercising expenditure control by analyzing expenditures, authorizing purchases, services and equipment, and identifying hospital budget priorities by analyzing bio-statistical and financial data available from the Department’s management information system. Negotiates for staff and operational funds necessary to carry out the hospital programs as defined by the Governing Body; promotes the enforcement of the hospital administrative policies and procedures that are in compliance with departmental policies and applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations and accreditation standards.

Coordinates special projects and administrative research in areas such as cost effectiveness, personnel administration, the cost analysis of treatment alternatives, patient benefits administration, and service operations. Establishes management and administrative functions throughout the hospital, including the role and relationship of all departments and services within the hospital.

Directly supervises various department heads which includes selecting and training personnel; effectively provides overall management and supervisory responsibility of all departments in Administrative Services; reviews performance of staff and recommends appropriate action that may include commendations, adverse actions, or other administrative responses; assures that all processes for testing, hiring, and selection of hospital personnel is operational and effective; monitors key labor relations issues to ensure that the hospital is in compliance with all labor contracts. In the absence of the Hospital Administrator direct all administrative services of the DSH-Stockton Programs.

The selected candidate must complete a TB test, pass a Live Scan, and complete a Supplemental Application prior to appointment.

Eligible candidates who are current State employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. The DSH may utilize the Statewide Staff Services Manager II (Managerial) class as an appropriate to fill this position. All interested applicants must submit an application to be considered for this position.

You must indicate the working title and position number you are applying for and basis of eligibility (list appointment, transfer, etc.) in the Explanations section on your application or your application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Assistant Hospital Administrator 463 - 200 - 4781 - 001
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1600 9th Street, Rm 440
Sacramento, Ca 95814
Stockton Activation Team

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